In Ternopil region beat the journalist

В Тернопольской области избили журналиста

In Ternopil region attacked the journalist

In the center of the city Chortkiv unknown attacked the correspondent of a local newspaper and punched him in the face.

Correspondence in social networks and comments under the post are the reason that the local beat representative Chortkiv Newspapers. On Wednesday, September 19, reported the press service of the police region.

The dispute arose because of the established in the city centre toilets. Because of this, people’s opinions were divided. Some approve of such an act of power. Others were outraged that the city centre should not decorate the bathroom.

Such a dispute instigated a fight. The representative supported the initiative power, and the other a resident of the city was against it.

When the journalist walked through the city, the unknown man punched him in the face. The victim reported the incident to the police.

Militiamen brought this fact in eRDR under article about deliberate light bodily damage.

Earlier, the UN reported that in Ukraine for three months, from 16 may to 15 August 2018, recorded 32 violations of the rights of journalists and activists.

Also, according to the National Union of journalists, in August recorded three cases of physical aggression against journalists in Kiev, Odessa and Zhitomir.

 

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